Author(s): Jane Evans
Geography 3.4 is a practical resource to help you pass NCEA Geography Achievement Standard 3.4 'Demonstrate understanding of a given environment(s) through the selection and application of geographic concepts and skills'. The first part of the text builds on the geographic skills developed in Geography 1.4 and Geography 2.4; and the second part features a series of case studies that help you exercise these skills in a particular context.
Introduction to Geography -- Why study Geography? -- What is Geography? -- 2 Writing Skills -- Geographic writing -- Analysing geographic information -- Writing geographic essays -- 3 Mapping Skills -- Constructing and interpreting maps -- Using graphs for analysis -- 4 Other Visual Skills -- Constructing and interpreting graphs -- Constructing and interpreting tables -- Statistical mapping -- Analysing diagrams and pictures -- Analysing cartoons and photographs -- 5 Valuing Skills -- Values in Geography -- Learning valuing skills -- Analysing values -- 6 Case Study I: Global Warming and Biodiversity -- 7 Case Study II: The Aral Sea -- 8 Case Study III: Energy in New Zealand -- 9 Case Study IV: Kaipara Tide Turbines -- 10 Case Study V: Great Barrier Reef -- Visual resources (in centre of book) -- Answers (in centre of book).